Seychelles 1977-1980 Definitives

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  • Issue Date: 10th November 1977 and various dates in 1978 : sixteen values, with no imprint date at foot of design
  • Issue date: 14th March 1980: eight values, all with imprint 1980 date at foot of design
  • Issue date: May 1984: 25c wild vanilla orchid with date at foot
  • Designed by: Gordon Drummond
  • Printed by: Walsall Security Printers (40c, R1, R1.25, R1.50), The House of Questa (25c of 1984), John Waddington of Leeds (others)
  • Print process: offset lithography
  • Perforations: variously 14½ x 14 (Walsall printings), 13 x 13 (R5, R10, RR15, R20), or 14 (others)

Flora and Fauna definitives (initial series). Flora and Fauna, Coat of Arms[edit]


Note. All these 1977-1978 released stamps HAVE NO IMPRINT DATE at the foot of the design
Note. The currency is shown as Re on Re1, or shown as Rs on Rs1.25 through Rs20

Sheet stamps[edit]


5c ~ fish and coral reef. Issue date April 10, 1978
10c ~ hawksbill turtle. Issue date February 6, 1978
15c ~ coco-de-mer. Issue date April 10, 1978
20c ~ wild vanilla orchid. Issue date February 6, 1978
25c ~ butterfly, Hypolimnas missippus. Issue date April 10, 1978
40c ~ coral reef scene. Issue date November 10, 1977
50c ~ giant tortoise. Issue date February 6, 1978
75c ~ crayfish. Issue date February 6, 1978
Re1 ~ Madagascar red fody (bird). Issue date November 10, 1977
Re1.25 ~ white tern. Issue date November 10, 1977
Re1.50 ~ Seychelles flying fox. Issue date Novemeber 10, 1977
Re3.50 ~ green gecko. Issue date April 10, 1978
Rs5 ~ octopus. Issue date February 6, 1978
Rs10 ~ tiger cowrie (shell). Issue date April 10, 1978
Rs15 ~ pitcher plant. Issue date April 10, 1978
Rs20 - Seychells Coat of Arms. Issue date February 6, 1978

5c no date
10c no date
15c no date
20c no date
25c no date
40c no date
50c no date
75c no date
Re1, no date
Re1.25, no date
Re1.50, no date
Re3.50, no date
Rs5, no date
Rs10, no date
Rs15, no date
20Rs/,Rs20 no date

Flora and Fauna definitives (reissued series). Imprint date added at foot of design[edit]


Note. Nine values, designs as 1977-1978, including currency format
values issued, 10c, 15c, 20c, 25c, 40c, 50c, 75c, Re1, Rs1.50

10c
15c
25c
40c
50c
75c
Re1
R1 50
R1 10 on R3 50